4th Annual Christmas Craft Fair Landhuis Bloemhof

WILLEMSTAD -- Het is weer zo ver.

4th Annual Christmas Craft Fair Landhuis Bloemhof

WILLEMSTAD -- E tempu ta aserkando.

Green Force En Hilton Planten Bomen Bij Tugboat

WILLEMSTAD -- Wereldwijd wordt er deze maand de Global Week of Service gevierd bij alle Hilton hotels van de wereld.

The 3rd CIBC Firstcaribbean Walk For The Cure W...

WILLEMSTAD -- An inspiring sunset lighting up the unique architecture of Willemstad set the stage for a group that was bigger than ever before to participate...

E Di Tres CIBC Firstcaribbean Walk For The Cure...

WILLEMSTAD -- Un bahada di solo ku ta inspirá iluminando e arkitektura úniko di Willemstad tabata esenario pa un grupo mas grandi ku nunka di partisipante ...

Bo Banko Amigu Ta Presentá Outo, Kas I Mas

WILLEMSTAD (MCB) -- Djasabra dia 25 di òktober di 4or di atardi pa 9 or di anochi Maduro & Curiel’s Bank ta presentá e èkspo bankario di mas grandi di K...

Entrega Lei Responsabilidat Mandatario

WILLEMSTAD (PAIS) -- PAIS fractie heeft onlangs een initiatiefvoorstel ingediend ter wijziging van de Landsverordening comptabiliteit 2010.

Entrega Lei Responsabilidat Mandatario

WILLEMSTAD (PAIS) -- Frakshon di Partido PAIS a entregá un lei di inisiativa pa trese kambionan den lei di kompatibilidat.

Freewinds Ta Selebra Otro Logro Importante

WILLEMSTAD -- Un selebrashon spesial ta loke ku a tuma lugá djamars mèrdia den haf di Kòrsou den Bahia di Santa Ana, ora ku Kapitan i tripulantenan di e B...

Emerita Emerencia: Conta Storia Ta Un Placer Y ...

ORANJESTAD (BNA) -- Emerita Emerencia ta participa na e festival di buki pa mucha di biblioteca.

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  • Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again
    Queen’s College Guyana Tops CSEC Again

    ST MICHAEL, Barbados -- A student from Queen’s College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Trinidad And Tobago And Jamaican Students Share CAPE Awards
    Trinidad And Tobago And Jamaican Students Share CAPE Awards

    ST MICHAEL, Barbados -- Students from schools in Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica dominate the awards for the Most Outstanding Performance in the 2014 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Hurricane Gonzalo Swipes Virgin Islands; Late-Week Threat To Bermuda
    Hurricane Gonzalo Swipes Virgin Islands; Late-Week Threat To Bermuda

    ATLANTA, GA, U.S.A. (TWCC | 08:39 AM EDT) -- Hurricane Gonzalo is now pulling away from the Virgin Islands and northern Leeward Islands, but may target Bermuda later this week.

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014
  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Hospitales Inteligentes Contra Desastres Naturales En El Caribe
    Hospitales Inteligentes Contra Desastres Naturales En El Caribe

    PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad (IPS) -- Cuando se produjeron las inundaciones que devastaron la parte oriental del Caribe los últimos días de 2013, el nuevo hospital inteligente de San Vicente, abierto apenas unos pocos meses antes, superó la prueba de “mantenerse operativo durante e inmediatamente después de un desastre natural”.

    Monday, 29 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • The Changing Face Of Caribbean Migration
    The Changing Face Of Caribbean Migration

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Ruth Osman is attractive and well-groomed in tailored slacks and a patterned blouse, topped by a soft jacket worn open. Her demeanour and polished accent belie the stereotypical view that most Caribbean nationals have of Guyanese migrants.

    Thursday, 25 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Climate Change An “Existential Threat” For The Caribbean
    Climate Change An “Existential Threat” For The Caribbean

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (IPS) -- When it comes to climate change, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves doesn’t mince words: he will tell you that it is a matter of life and death for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

    Monday, 22 September 2014
  • Boosting The Natural Disaster Immunity Of Caribbean Hospitals
    Boosting The Natural Disaster Immunity Of Caribbean Hospitals

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- When floods overwhelmed the Eastern Caribbean in December last year, St. Vincent’s new smart hospital, completed just a few months earlier, stood the test of “remaining functional during and immediately after a natural disaster.”

    Monday, 22 September 2014
  • CARICOM Releases Animation Works On Love And Belonging For International Day Of Peace, 21 September 2014

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Sunday 21 September 2014 is the day that the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in observing International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • CARICOM, El Salvador enter new era of cooperation

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- What was described as a “new era” of diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and El Salvador began Friday (19 September) when Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General accredited a new envoy from the Central American country.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014

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  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre
    Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre

    MARIGOT -- La Directrice de l’Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin, Silviane John, félicite ses homologues de Sint-Maarten et d’Anguille après l’annonce de Copa Airlines le week end dernier qui va augmenter la fréquence de ses vols entre Panama City et Saint-Martin de 2 à 4 par semaine pour finalement proposer 5 vols par semaine à compter du mois de décembre 2014.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations
    On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • 4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe
    4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe

    BASSE-TERRE -- La collectivité régionale est très fière de s’associer pour la deuxième fois à l’Open de golf de Saint-François-Région Guadeloupe, le plus grand tournoi professionnel international de la discipline dans toute la Caraïbe, qui se déroulera du 29 au 31 mai 2014 au golf international de Saint-François.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • VIe Sommet Des Chefs d’Etats Et De Gouvernements De l’Association Des Etats De La Caraïbe

    BASSE-TERRE -- Suite à l’adhésion officielle de la Guadeloupe à l’Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (AEC) en qualité de membre associé en son nom propre, la Région Guadeloupe participera au VIe Sommet des Chefs d’Etats et de Gouvernements de l’AEC, le.premier auquel prendra part notre territoire en tant que membre associé.

    Monday, 28 April 2014
  • Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife
    Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife

    GRAND CASE, Saint Martin -- Residents and tourists of all ages are invited to learn a little about island wildlife every week, at the booth hosted by the Les Fruits de Mer Association at the Mardis de Grand Case street fair each Tuesday. 

    Monday, 10 March 2014
  • Yacht Agent Yacht Assistance® Represented In Florida At Fort Lauderdale

    MARIGOT -- Yacht Assistance® / Maritime Services, a ship and yacht agency with headquarters in St.Martin-St.Maarten in the Caribbean announced that as from February 10, 2014 they also have a representation in Fort Lauderdale in addition to the many Caribbean Islands, the Mediterranean and other parts of the world.

    Friday, 14 February 2014
  • La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica
    La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sánchez es un pequeño y central distrito comercial en Pequeña Martinica, la diminuta isla que forma parte del estado de Granada y que corre el riesgo de volverse aún más diminuta.

    Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique
    Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sanchez is a small central business district in Petite Martinique, the tiny island that forms part of the tri-nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin
    Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin

    MARIGOT (CSTA) -- The Dutch sail training vessel WYLDE SWAN, which is the largest two mast top sail schooner in the world, has sailed on Wednesday January 22, 2014 from the Port of Galisbay Marigot with approx.

    Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014
    Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014

    PARIS, France -- The 2014 Tour de Martinique race was officially presented by the Association Ven Dan Vwèl 972 at the Paris boat show on Saturday, 7th of July with the event ambassador Bertrand de Broc, who has just returned from the Transat Jacques Vabre race.

    Sunday, 08 December 2013
  • Caribbean Energy Transition In The Spotlight In Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE -- The first Caribbean conference on energy transition (CTEC 2013) held last week in Martinique (October 22 and 23) has been hailed a success.

    Saturday, 02 November 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes wins the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal at the Caribbean Shipping Association‘s 43rd Annual General Meeting in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas attended.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Au cours de la 43ème Assemblée Générale de la Caribbean Shipping Association (C.S.A.) qui s’est tenue du 7 au 9 octobre 2013 à Panama, les 350 représentants du monde du shipping, de la Caraïbe et de la zone Amérique centrale ont mené les réflexions sur la prochaine ouverture (fin 2015) du 3ème jeu d’écluses du Canal de Panama qui permettra le passage de navires de plus de 6000 TEUS.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors
    Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has unveiled a fully integrated multi-media Destination Guadeloupe Islands Specialist training program targeted at North American travel advisors.

    Friday, 11 October 2013

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  • Gobernador Firma Importante Proyecto De Ley Para El Sector Cooperativista De Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador, Alejandro García Padilla, firmó la Ley 175-2014, que enmienda la ‘Ley Habilitadora del Fondo de Inversión y Desarrollo Cooperativo de Puerto Rico’.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • La Seguridad Y Defensa Marítima Deben Ser Una Prioridad En Una Estrategia Regional Para AL Y El Caribe

    SANTO DOMINGO -- Convocado a introducir el tema de la VI Conferencia Internacional sobre Seguridad y Defensa, el almirante Ernesto Durán, director general Marítimo de Colombia, destacó la necesidad de asumir como una estrategia regional la seguridad marítima, tomando en cuenta su incidencia económica, militar y política.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • RD Entre Finalistas A Premios GEM-TECH Awards 2014 De UIT Y ONU Mujeres
    RD Entre Finalistas A Premios GEM-TECH Awards 2014 De UIT Y ONU Mujeres

    SANTO DOMINGO (INDOTEL) -- Con un proyecto del Centro de Investigación para la Acción Femenina (CIPAF) propuesto por el Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (Indotel), la República Dominicana fue seleccionada entre 37 finalistas de más de 360 nominaciones de 74 países del mundo, participantes para los premios GEM-TECH Awards 2014 que organiza la Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones (UIT) y la adjudicación de la ONU para mujeres.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Delegación De Indotel Asiste En Busán, Corea, A Reunión Que Define La Perspectiva De Un Futuro Propiciado Por Las TIC
    Delegación De Indotel Asiste En Busán, Corea, A Reunión Que Define La Perspectiva De Un Futuro Propiciado Por Las TIC

    BUSÁN, Corea (INDOTEL) -- Más de 50 ministros gubernamentales de todo el mundo afirmaron aquí que la utilización estratégica e innovadora de las telecomunicaciones/TIC puede contribuir a que los países aborden los nuevos desafíos y los ya existentes a escala mundial.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Vaqueros De La Cueva
    Vaqueros De La Cueva

    SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- Los 160 vaqueros de La Cueva de Cevicos producían poco por la baja calidad de sus vacas.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Presidente Envía Al Congreso Proyecto Para Prorrogar Plazo De La Ley 169-14
    Presidente Envía Al Congreso Proyecto Para Prorrogar Plazo De La Ley 169-14

    SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- El Presidente de la República, Danilo Medina, envió a la Cámara de Diputados el proyecto de “Ley que extiende el plazo previsto en el artículo 6 párrafo I de la Ley No. 169-14”.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Gobierno Anuncia Medidas Contra El Ébola
    Gobierno Anuncia Medidas Contra El Ébola

    SANTO DOMINGO (DICOM) -- El Gobierno dominicano prohibió el ingreso a territorio dominicano de las personas que en el plazo de 30 días previos hayan visitado cualquiera de los países afectados por casos endémicos del virus del Ébola.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Seis Provincias Del Cibao Reciben 234 Aulas Para La Tanda Extendida
    Seis Provincias Del Cibao Reciben 234 Aulas Para La Tanda Extendida

    SANTA MARÍA, Montecristi (DICOM) -- El presidente Danilo Medina se trasladó a este distrito municipal, donde de manera conjunta, inauguró 15 escuelas que beneficiarán a7,910 estudiantes de seis provincias del Cibao.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Sentencian Sujeto A La Cárcel Por Hurto De Agua

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente ejecutivo de la Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AAA), Alberto Lázaro Castro, se expresó complacido el miércoles con la sentencia emitida por el juez Iván Román González contra Ismael Torres Rodríguez de seis meses de cárcel por el delito de hurto de agua.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Arrestan Padre E Hijo E Incautan Drogas Y Tres Serpientes En San Juan

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Agentes adscritos al Negociado de Drogas y Narcóticos del área de San Juan realizaron la mañana del miércoles una orden de allanamiento, expedida por el juez Edgar Figueroa Vázquez, en la residencia 130 de la calle Grimaldi en la Urbanización el Comandante en Río Piedras, donde ocuparon drogas, armas y tres serpientes.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • La Policía Anuncia Bloqueo De Carretera

    ARECIBO (CNM) -- El comandante de Área el teniente coronel Roberto Barreto Barreto, anunció el miércoles, el plan de bloqueo de carretera para este fin de semana.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Presidente De La Cámara Presenta Campaña “Fuerza PyME” En Apoyo Al Pequeño Y Mediano Comerciante

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, Jaime Perelló Borrás, presentó el miércoles, lo que será la más grande iniciativa para el crecimiento de las pequeñas y medianas empresas en la Isla, “Fuerza PyME”, acompañado del secretario del Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio, Alberto Bacó y el director de la Compañía de Comercio y Exportación, Francisco Chévere.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Cooperativistas Se Presentan Como Opción Para El Desarrollo Económico De La Isla

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El Senado celebró el miércoles, el Primer Abrazo Cooperativista en el marco del mes que celebra sus logros, con la presencia de decenas de líderes del movimiento, quienes se concentraron en presentarle al País el modelo cooperativista como una opción al desarrollo económico de Puerto Rico.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Departamento De Salud Exhorta A La Ciudadanía A Vacunarse Contra La Influenza

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La secretaria del Departamento de Salud del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, Ana Ríus Armendáriz, exhortó el miércoles, a la población puertorriqueña a vacunarse contra el virus de la influenza.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • USDA Otorga $453,862 Adicionales Al Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez

    WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S.A. (CNM) -- El director de la Administración de Asuntos Federales del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico (PRFAA, por sus siglas en inglés), Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral, anunció el miércoles, que el Departamento de Agricultura de Estados Unidos (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés) otorgó 453,862 dólares al Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez (SUAGM) para la transición de sistemas de transmisión en Sistema TV (Canal 40).

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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  • Joint Legislative Committee Meeting To Be Held Tuesday – To Hear The Plight Of St. John’s Residents On Property Taxes

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson, chairman of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth & Recreation, and Senator Clifford F. Graham, chairman of the Committee on Finance will hold a joint committee meeting on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at the St. John Legislature in Cruz Bay.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Senator Jackson Invites The Public To USVI-BVI Friendship Day Festivities

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson would like to welcome officials of the British Virgin Islands Delegation to the shores of the USVI for a full day in celebration of the annual United States Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands Friendship Day. 

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • 2014 Wahoo Wind Up Set For November 2
    2014 Wahoo Wind Up Set For November 2

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Catch lots of big fish and win cash, carved trophies and other prizes in the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Wahoo Windup, on November 2, 2014.

    Tuesday, 14 October 2014
  • Gonzalo Upgraded To Hurricane Status, USVI Remains Under Tropical Storm WARNING, Hurricane WATCH

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VITEMA | 05:35PM) -- At 5 p.m., the center of Hurricane Gonzalo was located by an Air Force reserve reconnaissance aircraft and Guadeloupe radar near Latitude 17.9 degrees north, Longitude 62.9 degrees west. Gonzalo is moving toward the northwest near 12 miles per hour.

    Monday, 13 October 2014
  • Tropical Storm WARNING, Hurricane WATCH Remain In Effect For The US Virgin Islands

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VITEMA | 08:19AM) -- At 8 a.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located by an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft near Latitude 17.0 degrees north, Longitude 61.5 degrees west.

    Monday, 13 October 2014
  • Sen. Jackson Enables Prisoners To Repair Government Property

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- During the three day Legislative Session of the 30th Legislature, Senator Myron D. Jackson successfully special ordered a cost saving measure to the floor and was able to secure a unanimous vote in favor of the use of prison labor for repairs to our public facilities and roads. 

    Friday, 03 October 2014
  • Senator Jackson Urges Residents To Seek Property Tax Credits

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson encourages all Virgin Islands property owners to explore their eligibility for several tax credits that may help lower their tax bills.

    Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • Sen. Jackson Begins Corrective Action To Address Property Auction Fraud

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- On the heels of a scathing Inspector General report which, among other violations, indicated that due to a lack of inspection, roads were auctioned as property and a glaring scheme to manipulate the government property auction process, Senator Myron D. Jackson successfully moved an amendment that will direct the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to physically inspect property set for auction and to determine its potential benefit for the public good.

    Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • Senator Jackson Calls For Commemoration Of Contract Day

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Myron D. Jackson encourages the entire Virgin Islands community to pause and reflect on the anniversary of Contract Day, which commemorates the 1878 Labor Revolt on St. Croix in which legendary queens led a job action for better working conditions.

    Thursday, 02 October 2014
  • St. Thomas International Regatta Set For March 27-29, 2015

    2014-0923-vi-regatta1CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Register now! The St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) will take place March 27-29, 2015, continuing into its fourth decade with an exceptional program of serious world class yacht racing that has earned it the status of the ‘Crown Jewel of Caribbean Yacht Racing’.

    Tuesday, 23 September 2014
  • Committee On Culture To Consider Four Sports Bills On St. Thomas

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- The Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth & Recreation, chaired by Senator Myron D. Jackson, announces its upcoming hearing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Earle B. Ottley Legislative on St. Thomas, as senators consider four bills focused on sports in the territory.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Senator Jackson Message On Chikungunya Impact To Public Health

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Over the past several weeks increasing reports of residents coming down with the symptoms of Chikungunya is a serious concern for the public’s health in the Territory.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • UVI to Welcome New, Transfer Students With Orientation Week

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (GIS) -- The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes a new class of new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Monday, Aug. 18. Orientation, which is a requirement for all new students, begins with residence hall check-in from noon to 7 p.m. on Aug. 18. Formal sessions which bring new and transfer students together with UVI administrators, faculty and advisors will continue throughout the week.

    Saturday, 16 August 2014
  • UVI to Offer Certificate in Entrepreneurship This Fall

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE (UVI) -- The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business will begin offering a first-of-its-kind Certificate in Entrepreneurship program during the fall 2014 semester, which begins on Aug. 25. Part of a growing emphasis on entrepreneurship at the University, the certificate program will open up the wide variety of business courses at the University to the entire Virgin Islands community as well as to students majoring in something other than business, according to Dr. Timothy Faley, the school’s Kiril Sokoloff Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014
  • Senator Jackson Mourns Loss Of First Black Career Ambassador Terence Todman

    2014-0813-vi-TodmanCHARLOTTE AMALIE -- Senator Jackson joins the Virgin Islands and world in mourning the untimely passing of Terence A. Todman, the first person of African descent to hold the position of career ambassador, a man hailed as the Jackie Robinson of diplomacy and known for breaking color barriers in the United States foreign service.

    Thursday, 14 August 2014

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  • Education Minister Commends Principals
    Education Minister Commends Principals

    MONTEGO  BAY (JIS) -- Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, has commended Principals and Vice-Principals of educational institutions, for the “outstanding leadership” displayed in getting the new school term off to a good start.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Two  Fever  Temperature Machines  Handed Over To Airport
    Two Fever Temperature Machines Handed Over To Airport

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government has presented two of four hand-held fever temperature machines that it has acquired, to medical staff at the Norman Manley International Airport, with another 20  expected to be on the island within two weeks.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Former Prime Minister  Patterson Honoured By CHASE Fund
    Former Prime Minister Patterson Honoured By CHASE Fund

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Former Prime Minister, the Most Hon. P.J. Patterson, has been honoured by the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports, and Education (CHASE) Fund, for his role in establishing the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence in Sports.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Senate Approves Bankruptcy  Act
    Senate Approves Bankruptcy Act

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Passage of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, 2014, in the Senate on October 16, now paves the way for entities facing bankruptcy to safeguard their operations against closure.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • New  Phase For Sugar Industry
    New Phase For Sugar Industry

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry, said the local sugar industry is entering a new phase, as the current pricing arrangement with Tate and Lyle ends in 2015.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Recipients Grateful For National  Recognition
    Recipients Grateful For National Recognition

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Expressions of gratitude and humility best epitomise the recipients’ attitude at this year’s National Honours and Awards ceremony, held on the lawns of King’s House in St. Andrew, today (October  20).

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • CDB’s BNTF Programme Embarks On Capacity Building Exercise For Implementing Agencies

    ST. MICHAEL (CDB) -- The Caribbean Development Bank’s Basic Needs Trust Fund Programme (BNTF) in the Social Sector Division (SSD) has embarked upon a capacity building exercise for the implementing agencies (IA) in its 10 participating countries.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
  • Talking Business Caribbean At The WIF2014
    Talking Business Caribbean At The WIF2014

    BRIDGETOWN -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) and the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), led a strong contingent of Caribbean representatives to the World Investment Forum 2014 (WIF2014), where a series of invaluable forums for investment promotion and increasing foreign direct investment were held.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Ebola Scanning Machine  For Sangster Airport
    Ebola Scanning Machine For Sangster Airport

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The country’s  preparedness  against  the Ebola virus will be further boosted with the acquisition of a state-of-the-art thermal scanning machine, at a cost of approximately $4.3 million (US$30,000).

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Prime Minister's Message On The Occasion Of Divali 2014

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (OPM) -- Today, our nation celebrates the joyous occasion of Divali, the festival of lights.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Govt. Committed To Sugar Industry -  Buchanan
    Govt. Committed To Sugar Industry - Buchanan

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- The Government remains committed to finding ways to support the local sugar industry, to ensure that it returns to 100 per cent profitability.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Govt. Committed To Sugar Industry - Buchanan

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- The Government remains committed to finding ways to support the local sugar industry, to ensure that it returns to 100 per cent profitability.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • National Honouree Believes In Service

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Sixty-five year old Vivienne Castro, a former employee of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), is the epitome of dedicated and faithful service to country and her fellow man.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Agri Ministry Looking To Extend Agro Parks To Western Jamaica

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is looking to establish additional agro parks in Western Jamaica.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • Health Ministry Collaborates With IAEA To Fight Cancer

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- As the Government seeks to implement preventive cancer measures, it is collaborating with the United Nations (UN) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), to include nuclear technology in the fight against the disease.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • CARICOM Releases Animation Works On Love And Belonging For International Day Of Peace, 21 September 2014

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Sunday 21 September 2014 is the day that the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in observing International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • CARICOM, El Salvador enter new era of cooperation

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- What was described as a “new era” of diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and El Salvador began Friday (19 September) when Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General accredited a new envoy from the Central American country.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • PANCAP to hold high-level meetings

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A series of high-level meetings of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, next week.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Wellness revolution’ continues at CARICOM Secretariat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Headquarters of the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday commenced  a week of activities to commemorate Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2014  and to sustain the ‘wellness revolution’ that began in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in September 2007.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM Consults on Draft Legislation for the CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues its drive to establish a single economic space through the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM SG calls for innovative alternatives to finance SIDS’ development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Even as the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) examined the issue of financing sustainable development for SIDS in Apia, Samoa, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has posited the need for new and innovative alternatives.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered when the international community formulates economic policies for those countries.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM Kicks Off Government Procurement Consultations

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014

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  • Matthews Stars But WI Lose 2nd Warm-Up

    CANBERRA, Australia (WICB) -- West Indies Women went down by 6 runs in the 2nd warm-up match against Cricket Australia Women's XI played at the Manuka Oval.

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
  • WICB Statement Following Emergency Meeting Of Board Of Directors

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board regrets, and is deeply embarrassed by the premature and unfortunate end to the recent tour of India.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Low-Scoring 2nd "Test" Ends In Draw

    MATARA, Sri Lanka (WICB) -- The West Indies A bowlers forced another Sri Lanka A collapse on the fourth and final day of the 2nd "Test" but a result wasn't possible for either team as the match ended in a draw.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Zorol Barthley Will Not Seek Re-Election

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- President of the Antigua & Barbuda Cricket Association (ABCA), Zorol Barthley, has confirmed reports that he will not be seeking re-election when the organisation hosts its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections in November.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Jaguars Begin Intensive Pre-Season

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- As Cricket Guyana Inc. (CGI) commences preparations for next month’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL), the first of its kind from the parent body in the Region, CGI Chairman of Selectors Rayon Griffith said he was pleased with the results of yesterday morning’s beep test.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • Stand-Out Samuels Climbs ODI Rankings
    Stand-Out Samuels Climbs ODI Rankings

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- Just as he did in the recent one-day series against India, stroke-maker Marlon Samuels has again provided the only bright spark for West Indies in the latest International Cricket Council’s rankings released Monday.

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014
  • WICB Statement Re West Indies Tour Of India

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The Board of Directors of the West Indies Cricket Board held an emergency meeting by teleconference today to discuss the developments with regard to the West Indies tour of India.

    Saturday, 18 October 2014
  • Samuels Ton Can't Save Windies From Loss

    DHARAMSALA, India (WICB) -- West Indies slid to a 59 defeat in the 3rd One Day International against India despite Marlon Samuels striking his 7th ODI ton and his second of the series.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • Permaul Aiming For West Indies Recall

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Left-arm spinner, Veerasammy Permaul, is eyeing a recall to the West Indies line-up.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • Sobers - Don't get Out Till You Pass 365

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- West Indies cricket legend Sir Gary Sobers yesterday revealed that he gave Brian Lara, the reigning batting champion, his blessings to break his (Sobers) world record of 365 not out, back in 1994.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • WICB Has Not Called Off Tour Of India

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board advises, that, contrary to media reports, it has taken no decision to discontinue the ongoing tour to India.

    Friday, 17 October 2014
  • Opener Miller Gets His Chance To Shine

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Enterprising opener Horace Miller has expressed pleasure at being one of five players drafted by Jamaica's franchise for the upcoming West Indies Cricket Board Four-day Tournament season, which commences next month.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • T&T Coach Logie - Sarwan Still Relevant

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- Ramnaresh Sarwan is far from washed up and can still feature in future West Indies’ Test teams.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • Brisbane Heat Sign Specialist Badree

    BRISBANE, Australia (WICB) -- The Brisbane Heat has signed the world’s number one international T20 bowler for this summer’s KFC T20 Big Bash League.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014
  • Windies A Go Down Heavily In 1st "Test"

    HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (WICB) -- An impressive century stand for the eighth wicket between Shane Shillingford and Nikita Miller averted an innings defeat but offered little hope of a significant come-back as West Indies A suffered a humiliating 10 wicket loss to Sri Lanka A on the fourth day of their opening four-day “Test” on Tuesday.

    Thursday, 16 October 2014

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